By Kparobo Ehvwubare
The founder of Cleanpick and daughter of the traditional ruler of oghara kingdom, Princess Omeyoma Eshemitan has appealed to Delta State Government and organized private sectors to join in creating an enabling environment so as to promote a conducive waste management habitat in it’s citizens.
The environmentalist made this known at the weekend during a sensitization walk in Warri and it’s environs with different placards displaying the reality of global warming and climate change and the need to pay more attention to environmental sustainability and promote recycling.
Princess Eshemitan explained that the sensitization walk was to create awareness about the menace that is been done to the environment with indiscriminate disposal of waste; argued that human existence is dependent on what we do to the environment.
She stated that as a very young person, it was her generation and the generations to come that will suffer the most from the various environmental pollution and degradation hence the need to speak up now and take sustainable actions.
The Oghara born environment advocate opined that creating a conducive recycling environment would not only help to protect humans but can be a source of solving most of our problems such as unemployment and social unrest bedevilling our country.
She thanked the Islamic community, Rotary Club of Effurun ,The Uvwie United youths, E-Terra and others for their partnership and called for all relevant authorities to join hands in promoting recycling in the society.
Also commending the founder of cleanpick for her initiative towards protecting the environment the Uvwie United youth chairman Igho Majemite said ‘I want to appreciate princess Eshemitan Omeyoma for her initiative geared towards environmental sustainability and youth development, we the youths of Uvwie community are strongly behind you, we are happy to work and support this initiative and we call on our governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and all other government officials, organizations and private body to key towards this initiative and join in the action for environmental sustainability and development within the state.’
The sensitization tour also witnessed free distribution of waste basket to tricycle riders and commercial bus riders.